Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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South Carolina

Average Temperature Rankings, December 1971

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2020)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
December 1971
1-Month
54.5°F
(12.5°C)
45.6°F
(7.6°C)
8.9°F
(4.9°C)
125th Coolest Coolest since: 1970 1917
2nd Warmest Warmest to Date 2015
Nov–Dec 1971
2-Month
53.6°F
(12.0°C)
49.4°F
(9.7°C)
4.2°F
(2.3°C)
121st Coolest Coolest since: 1970 1917
6th Warmest Warmest since: 1946 2015
Ties: 1994
Oct–Dec 1971
3-Month
58.2°F
(14.6°C)
54.0°F
(12.2°C)
4.2°F
(2.4°C)
124th Coolest Coolest since: 1970 1917
3rd Warmest Warmest since: 1931 2015
Sep–Dec 1971
4-Month
62.2°F
(16.8°C)
58.9°F
(14.9°C)
3.3°F
(1.9°C)
122nd Coolest Coolest since: 1970 1917
5th Warmest Warmest since: 1931 1931, 2015
Aug–Dec 1971
5-Month
65.3°F
(18.5°C)
62.8°F
(17.1°C)
2.5°F
(1.4°C)
117th Coolest Coolest since: 1970 1917
10th Warmest Warmest since: 1941 2007
Jul–Dec 1971
6-Month
67.5°F
(19.7°C)
65.7°F
(18.7°C)
1.8°F
(1.0°C)
113th Coolest Coolest since: 1970 1917
14th Warmest Warmest since: 1941 2015
Jun–Dec 1971
7-Month
68.9°F
(20.5°C)
67.3°F
(19.6°C)
1.6°F
(0.9°C)
112th Coolest Coolest since: 1970 1976
15th Warmest Warmest since: 1941 2015
Ties: 1933
May–Dec 1971
8-Month
68.8°F
(20.4°C)
67.7°F
(19.8°C)
1.1°F
(0.6°C)
103rd Coolest Coolest since: 1970 1917, 1976
24th Warmest Warmest since: 1956 2015
Ties: 1899, 1956, 1985
Apr–Dec 1971
9-Month
67.9°F
(19.9°C)
67.1°F
(19.5°C)
0.8°F
(0.4°C)
94th Coolest Coolest since: 1970 1976
33rd Warmest Warmest since: 1970 2015
Ties: 1902, 1936, 1956, 1970, 1978, 1999
Mar–Dec 1971
10-Month
66.0°F
(18.9°C)
65.8°F
(18.8°C)
0.2°F
(0.1°C)
69th Coolest Coolest since: 1969 1917
58th Warmest Warmest since: 1970 2015
Ties: 1918, 1959, 1987, 1995, 2003
Feb–Dec 1971
11-Month
64.1°F
(17.8°C)
64.0°F
(17.8°C)
0.1°F
(0.0°C)
57th Coolest Coolest since: 1969 1917
70th Warmest Warmest since: 1970 2016
Ties: 1926, 1952, 1987, 1995
Jan–Dec 1971
12-Month
62.4°F
(16.9°C)
62.4°F
(16.9°C)
0.0°F
(0.0°C)
50th Coolest Coolest since: 1970 1901, 1917, 1958, 1963, 1966, 1969
77th Warmest Warmest since: 1959 2017
Ties: 1909, 1926, 1929, 1944, 1984, 2003
Jul 1970–Dec 1971
18-Month
63.8°F
(17.7°C)
63.5°F
(17.5°C)
0.3°F
(0.2°C)
77th Coolest Coolest since: 1970 1968
49th Warmest Warmest since: 1957 2017
Ties: 1926, 1931, 1937, 1955, 1956, 2000, 2003, 2013
Jan 1970–Dec 1971
24-Month
62.3°F
(16.8°C)
62.3°F
(16.8°C)
0.0°F
(0.0°C)
47th Coolest Coolest since: 1970 1969
79th Warmest Warmest since: 1957 2017
Ties: 1920, 1948, 1973, 1993, 2014
Jan 1969–Dec 1971
36-Month
61.8°F
(16.6°C)
62.4°F
(16.9°C)
-0.6°F
(-0.3°C)
21st Coolest Coolest since: 1970 1968, 1969
104th Warmest Warmest since: 1961 2017, 2019
Ties: 1918, 1961
Jan 1968–Dec 1971
48-Month
61.5°F
(16.4°C)
62.3°F
(16.8°C)
-0.8°F
(-0.4°C)
8th Coolest Coolest since: 1970 1969
116th Warmest Warmest since: 1965 2019
Ties: 1961, 1964, 1979, 1981
Jan 1967–Dec 1971
60-Month
61.5°F
(16.4°C)
62.4°F
(16.9°C)
-0.9°F
(-0.5°C)
8th Coolest Coolest since: 1970 1969, 1970
115th Warmest Warmest since: 1965 2020

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published November 2021, retrieved on November 27, 2021 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/